6 Small Fantasy Cities Your Players Will Love

Spread the love, gain +42 xp!

More city descriptions and lore for your fantasy tabletop RPG like D&D or Pathfinder. Roll 1d10 to find a random city.

1) Eitheme’s Palace

Small City (Humans) (Fortified) (Lakeside)

Description

The palace is a fortified structure that was built in the middle of a lake, surrounded in water in all sides. The palace in situated in the center of the lake in the middle of its shoreline, in front of the docks. The lake is surrounded in water in all sides, and has a bridge that leads to the palace. The bridge is made of stone and leads to the entrance of the palace. The palace consists of large stone walls, with large gates in the front of it. Inside the walls, there are large towers with guards in them. The palace is covered in large crimson banners, with the symbol of the palace in the middle. The palace is a structure of great beauty and wealth, and is of great importance to the city.

History

Eitheme was a diplomat who was of great importance to the dwarves of Grabisco. He was of great importance due to his ability to make peace among the humans and their allies of the dwarves. Even though he had died years before, his spirit was still present in the palace. The palace had been built in the middle of a lake by the dwarves of the city, who had been grateful for his contributions to the city. The palace was built in honor of Eitheme, and was a tribute to the importance of the dwarves.

2) Briesenheim

Small City (Ancient) (Humans) (Walls) (Trading Hub)

Description

Briesenheim is a human city that is known as the trading hub of the world. It is built on a mountain, which overlooks a large valley below. The city itself has been inhabited for over two thousand years. The city is known for its unique style of architecture which is a combination of a coastal fortress and a temple. This style is considered a blend of dwarven and human architectural styles. This unique style gives the city a unique appearance. The city is divided by walls, which separate the humans from the dwarves, and also separate the homes of the rich from the poor. The city is ruled by a king that is chosen by a council of nobles. The council is made up of the richest landowners of the city.

History

Briesenheim was founded by a group of humans from another city. The group had been exiled, and fled from their city with a large group of warriors and a small number of priests. The group made camp by a large mountain. They quickly began to build a small fortress to protect themselves from outsiders. As the fortress grew, the group moved in, and the city began to grow. Once the city began to grow, the group began to expand. They organized their city, and created a council that was made up of the wealthiest landowners. In order to get rid of their enemies, they began to raid the nearby towns. Their unique style of combat was extremely effective, and their enemies soon surrendered to them. This is how Briesenheim became a successful, prospering city.

3) Suntal

Small City (Ancient) (Elves) (Hidden) (Forest) (Woods)

Description

Suntal is a hidden underground city. It is hidden by a magical illusion, which makes it appear as if there is nothing there. The city is dominated by elves and is the capital of the elven lands. The city itself is very beautiful and is built in a very complex and intricate way. The city has a beautiful river that runs through the middle of the city and is surrounded by trees and many other trees and vegetation. The city is governed by a group of elven elders who hold all the power in the city. They are the only ones who can use magic and they keep the city running smoothly and keep it hidden. The city has no problem with their location and no one knows of the city’s very existence. The city’s relationship with the other races is unknown.

History

The city was built in a hidden location in an area of the world where the elves were the only beings living. The area was filled with trees and other vegetation and was filled with clean streams and large amounts of water. The elves lived in harmony with the world and kept the balance, until other races came into the area and began cutting down trees and using magic to attack the elves. The elves were forced to retreat to a hidden cavern hidden in a bluff. They used their magic to create a magical illusion, which hid the cavern from view, and cut down a large number of trees to make a large city. They also used their advanced technology to make the city look like it was covered in trees and was a forest. The city was peaceful for a time, but then the humans came and began to use magic to attack them. The elves were forced to retreat from the bluff. The city remains hidden from everyone to this day.

4) Ivenan

Small City (Elves) (Dwarves) (Humans) (Peaceful) (Trading Hub)

Description

Ivenan is a great trading hub. Much of the trading in the Eastern land passes through Ivenan.

History

The city of Ivenan was founded when the humans of the Western Lands came to trade with the dwarves in the Eastern Lands. It soon became the greatest trading city in the world.

5) Ynabur

Small City (Elves) (Dwarves) (Humans) (Peaceful) (Trading Hub)

Description

Ynabur is a small city in the heart of a forest. It is a trading hub, and a safe haven for any traveler. The city is governed by a council of elders, who make all the decisions in the city. The people of the city are mostly elves, though there are a good number of humans and dwarves too. Elves are the majority though. The leaders of the city are chosen by the mayor of the city, who is chosen by the elders. The city does not have any sort of army, and relies on itself for protection. The city does have some guards, but they are mostly there to keep the peace and keep out any unwanted wanderers. A while ago, some orcs and goblins came out of the woods and tried to take over the city. They failed and the city’s defenses were successful.

6) Olys Ardynn

Small City (Dwarves) (Mountains) (Underground)

Description

Olys Ardynn is a large underground city located in the mountains near the Great Forest. The city is built of large stone statues of dwarves, elves, humans, and other beings that once walked the earth. The city is 11,000 feet below the surface. The city is run by a council of ten members, known as the Ten Lords. The Ten Lords are the highest leaders in the city, and are responsible for organizing the city and anything related to it. They are responsible for the city’s safety, the economy, and everything else. The Ten Lords are also responsible for the city’s security, for this is their duty. They are the only ones who can be entrusted with the city’s safety.

History

The city was created by the Dwarves of Olys Ardynn, who had lived underground for many years, since the years of the Dark War. They created the city with the help of the Dwarves of the Great Forest, who had become allies with them after the war. The roots of the Great Forest had extended deep into the mountains, and the Dwarves of the Great Forest had started to build their own city. The two Dwarves were able to show the strength of the alliance with the construction of the city. They built all sorts of statues, statues of kings, soldiers, and everything else. The people of the city worked together to create the city. The Dwarves of the Great Forest also wanted to make sure that their city was not forgotten, so they created a wall of trees around the city. That way, the city would be visible from the surface, but would not be spotted from below unless you knew were it was.

Fantasy City Generator?

If you want access to thousands of other cities and create your own, head over to LitRPG Adventures and become a member. You’ll get access to our growing library of TTRPG content and be able to create your own using our advanced RPG generators built with GPT-3 from OpenAI.